[tel-en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n]
- the anterior section of the forebrain comprising the cerebrum and related structures.
Origin of telencephalon
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The roof of the telencephalon is mainly epithelial, and contains no traces of cortical structure.
- the cerebrum together with related parts of the hypothalamus and the third ventricle
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- The anterior portion of the prosencephalon, constituting the cerebral hemispheres and composing with the diencephalon the prosencephalon.endbrain
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